[Distutils] zc.buildout 1.5.0b1 and zc.recipe.egg.1.2.3b1

Dave Peticolas dave at krondo.com
Mon May 3 17:01:13 CEST 2010

On 05/03/2010 07:56 AM, Gary Poster wrote:
> On Apr 30, 2010, at 11:55 PM, Dave Peticolas wrote:
>> Thanks for the quick resolution of this, I just wanted to mention
>> a problem I ran into with these that I don't think I saw reported
>> in the archives.
>> After working around the 'cannot import warnings' problem, I was
>> getting errors where buildout complained about a missing find-links
>> parameter. I set that to the empty value:
>> [buildout]
>> find-links =
>> And then got the same thing with another one, can't remember which.
>> I set that to the empty value, and then ran into a traceback about
>> a parameter, I think it was 'include_site_packages' being passed to
>> the working_set function that it didn't support. Sorry I can't be
>> more specific about that, I was rebuilding my virtualenv several
>> times, when it started working again thanks to the b2 releases.
>> Since this was around the time the b2 versions were released,
>> maybe it was a version mismatch between a b1 and b2 version?
> This is identical to the problem Attila brought up today.  For convenience, I'll repeat what I told him rather than pointing you to the archives.
> Almost certainly you have some 1.5.0b1 bits still hanging around confusing the 1.4.3/1.5.0b2 code.
> I suspect that if you get a fresh version of your branch again you'll be fine.
> Alternatively, try cleaning out the buildout stuff (this usually works for me: ``rm -rf .installed.cfg bin parts``) and then rerun bootstrap and bin/buildout.

I understand, thanks for the explanation.


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